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 2022-01-13 21:22 

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What next as Russia-West talks over Ukraine fail to ease tensions?...

Talks between Russia and the West this week to resolve the security crisis surrounding Ukraine have not led to a breakthrough. Experts expect the crisis to escalate as Moscow ups the ante....

 2022-01-13 20:58 

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Germany sees need for toughness with Russia after European security talks...

German leaders registered a range of reactions after this week's security talks with Russia. Chancellor Olaf Scholz called the situation "serious" and said talks with Moscow need to continue....

 2022-01-13 20:08 

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FBI arrests extremist Oath Keepers' leader over Capitol riot...

Elmer Stewart Rhodes, the founder of the Oath Keepers far-right militia group, has been charged alongside 10 others with seditious conspiracy during the insurrection at the US Capitol building a year ago....

 2022-01-13 20:05 

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Coronavirus digest: Biden to offer Americans free tests and masks...

US President Joe Biden said he would give Americans free tests and masks. Meanwhile, fully vaccinated British tourists will soon be allowed to travel to France, provided they have a negative test. DW has the latest...

 2022-01-13 19:45 

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Netflix series 'The Club' offers a window into 1950s Istanbul...

The Netflix hit, "The Club" revisits a forgotten chapter in Turkish history, a time when the city of Istanbul had a flourishing multicultural and multi-faith society, including a Jewish community....

 2022-01-13 19:15 

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Jens Stoltenberg: NATO will never compromise on core principles for European security...

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told DW that the military alliance was committed to its "dual track" approach to Russia and would continue both pursuing dialogue and preparing for a confrontation....

 2022-01-13 19:14 

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Ukraine crisis: A geopolitical chance for the EU?...

European Union foreign ministers are gathering to find a common stance in the Ukraine crisis. While the standoff there shows how minor a role the EU plays geopolitically, it could also provide an impulse to change that....

 2022-01-13 19:01 

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Multiple sclerosis caused by Epstein-Barr-Virus — study...

Researchers say Epstein-Barr-Virus is a main cause of MS, which affects 2.8 million people worldwide. New treatments and prevention may now be possible....

 2022-01-13 18:53 

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Egypt's leading rights group forced to close in setback for civil society...

A prominent rights group in Egypt, the Arabic Network for Human Rights, is ending operations just as the country braces for a controversial NGO law. Is this the beginning of the end of civil society in Egypt?...

 2022-01-13 18:45 

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Sudan police officer killed in anti-coup protests...

Sudanese anti-coup protesters stabbed a police general to death and security forces shot a demonstrator dead as pro-democracy rallies continued in Khartoum....

 2022-01-13 18:45 

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Sudan officer, protester killed in anti-coup protests...

Sudanese anti-coup protesters stabbed a police general to death and security forces shot a demonstrator dead as pro-democracy rallies continued in Khartoum....

 2022-01-13 18:19 

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Hungary: Civil society groups request election observers...

Twenty Hungarian civil society organizations called for international observers during elections in April. Prime Minister Viktor Orban has already challenged the legitimacy of elections in the country he controls....

 2022-01-13 17:23 

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When will Ukraine benefit from its hydrogen potential?...

Political developments, together with commercial interests, suggest that Ukraine could potentially export hydrogen produced from renewables and nuclear by the end of the decade. But the road ahead remains bumpy....

 2022-01-13 17:15 

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Nobel Peace committee criticizes prize winner Abiy Ahmed over Tigray...

The Norwegian Nobel committee won't stirp the Ethiopian prime minister of his Nobel Peace Prize, but it did say he bears a "special responsibility" to end the war and humanitarian crisis in his country's Tigray region....

 2022-01-13 16:46 

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German Chancellor Olaf Scholz was under East German surveillance: report...

Current German Chancellor Olaf Scholz traveled to the GDR several times in the 1980s as a leader of his party's youth wing. He was granted special treatment in the former East, then followed home and spied on in Hamburg....

 2022-01-13 16:04 

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US seeks 'Havana syndrome' answers after cases in Geneva, Paris...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the US government is still working to determine the cause of "Havana syndrome." Now US diplomats have reportedly been afflicted by it in Geneva and Paris....

 2022-01-13 15:58 

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Gambling in German football: Time to quit?...

Watching top level football in Germany without exposure to the gambling industry is impossible. Betting firms, governing bodies and clubs have made it commonplace in football, but individuals can pay a huge price....

 2022-01-13 15:56 

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Indonesia: Jakarta enjoys deep culinary connection with China...

For centuries, Indonesians and the Chinese have had a long, complicated relationship. Nevertheless, in Jakarta, they mingled and intermarried — and so did their cuisines....

 2022-01-13 15:38 

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UK, India launch post-Brexit free trade talks...

After exiting the EU, London is looking to hammer out a new trade agreement with India. The UK is hoping for lower tariffs on Scotch whisky and better access to the tech sector, while India is eyeing a better visa deal....

 2022-01-13 14:55 

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Dementia: A sharp rise in cases expected — how to avoid being one of them...

As scientists predict dementia cases will triple over the next three decades, we asked an expert how to identify the early symptoms and what we can do to avoid it....

 2022-01-13 14:43 

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EU blocks merger of Daewoo and Hyundai...

The EU blocked the mega-merger of the two shipbuilding giants. Chief among concerns of the EU is that any such merger could restrict the supply of large liquified natural gas tankers....

 2022-01-13 14:29 

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German vaccine commission recommends boosters for over-12s...

Germany's Standing Committee on Vaccination proposed children between 12 and 17 receive an "age appropriate dose" at least three months after their last jab. Germany has recently recorded record-high COVID-19 infections....

 2022-01-13 14:23 

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German police teams take blood in fake vaccine certificate raids...

Teams carried out raids on the homes of about 100 patients of a doctor alleged to have issued vaccination certificates without giving the shots. In some cases, authorities even took blood samples....

 2022-01-13 14:11 

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Chinese rights activists stopped from visiting dying family members...

Human rights advocates say Beijing authorities not allowing dissidents to visit and say goodbye to sick loved ones is "unusually cruel." One man vanished after attempting to visit his dying wife....

 2022-01-13 14:10 

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Rulers, goddesses and activists: Portraits of women on coins...

The US is celebrating the first depiction of a Black woman on a quarter dollar coin. It's a milestone for minorities. But women have been depicted on coins for over 2,500 years....

 2022-01-13 11:22 

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Ukraine tensions: OSCE chair warns 'risk of war' highest in 30 years...

The world's largest regional security organization is meeting in Austria as tensions rise between Russia and the West over Moscow's military buildup near Ukraine....

 2022-01-13 10:55 

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Poland's 100,000 pandemic deaths may be an undercount...

The official number of pandemic deaths in Poland is now more than 100,000. Public health observers say the real number is far higher....

 2022-01-13 10:04 

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Opinion: After COVID vaccine menstruation findings, a sigh of relief — and indignation...

As one woman who experienced an irregular menstrual cycle after the COVID-19 vaccine, Sonya Diehn feels reassured that this has now been scientifically acknowledged. But why has it taken so long?...

 2022-01-13 09:45 

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Armorer in 'Rust' film set shooting sues prop supplier...

A lawsuit in the shooting involving actor Alec Baldwin that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins claims live ammo was given to the film crew without their knowledge....

 2022-01-13 09:26 

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German court finds Syrian ex-colonel guilty of crimes against humanity...

A German court has found a Syrian former army colonel guilty of crimes against humanity, handing him a life sentence. The trial is the first to take place anywhere examining state-sponsored torture in Syrian Civil War....

 2022-01-13 09:23 

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European Capital of Culture: Remix in Esch 2022...

The second largest city in the tiny country of Luxembourg is one of the 2022 European Capitals of Culture. Esch-sur-Alzette has only 36,000 inhabitants. Despite COVID, the town has a full program....

 2022-01-13 09:13 

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HRW: Western leaders need to 'do better' against autocrats...

Western politicians have not adequately stood up for democracy, the Human Rights Watch said in its annual report. Autocrats, however, have been losing their grip on power, the advocacy group said....

 2022-01-13 08:30 

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Russia-led troops start withdrawing from Kazakhstan...

Peacekeeping troops deployed under a Moscow-led regional military alliance have begun pulling back from Kazakhstan, officials said. They were deployed amid anti-government protests that left scores of people dead....

 2022-01-13 08:15 

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Nigeria: Political power broker Bola Tinubu declares presidential ambition...

Ruling party chief and influential former Lagos governor Bola Tinubu has declared his ambitions to run for president in Nigeria's 2023 elections....

 2022-01-13 08:15 

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Nigeria: Who is aspiring president Bola Timubu?...

Ruling party chief and influential former Lagos governor Bola Tinubu has declared his ambitions to run for president in Nigeria's 2023 elections....

 2022-01-13 08:15 

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Nigeria: Who is aspiring president Bola Tinubu?...

Ruling party chief and influential former Lagos governor Bola Tinubu has declared his ambitions to run for president in Nigeria's 2023 elections....

 2022-01-13 07:01 

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Syria's intelligence apparatus awaits verdict in historic torture trial...

In a landmark case, a Syrian regime officer is being tried for crimes against humanity in Germany. Evidence presented by prosecutors has cast a light on Bashar Assad's system of torture and oppression....

 2022-01-13 06:49 

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El Salvador journalists hacked with Pegasus spyware: report...

An internet watchdog said an operator of the Israeli firm NSO Group's Pegasus was working almost exclusively in El Salvador in early 2020. El Salvador government denied using the sophisticated spyware....

 2022-01-13 06:31 

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Nigeria lifts ban on Twitter after 7 months...

Nigeria had shut out more than 200 million people from the social networking site. Nigeria's IT development agency said the US tech company had met key conditions....

 2022-01-13 06:19 

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Novak Djokovic drawn to play in Australian Open first round...

The tennis No.1 was drawn to face fellow Serb Miomir Kecmanovic in the first round of the tournament — but the Australian government has yet to decide whether to cancel his visa....

 2022-01-13 04:43 

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French police arrest suspect in 2012 Alps killing of British family...

Prosecutors have announced the first arrest in years after a British family and a cyclist were killed in the French Alps. The slain family have links to the UK, Iraq, Sweden and Spain....

 2022-01-13 02:48 

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US inflation 'too high', says Federal Reserve official...

Inflation in the United States has jumped to 7%, the highest increase in nearly four decades. The Federal Reserve has already begun removing pandemic-related stimulus....

 2022-01-13 00:32 

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France condemns incarceration of anthropologist in Iran...

France's foreign ministry has said the incarceration 'reduces trust' with Iran. The academic was previously under house arrest....

 2022-01-12 23:01 

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CARE's Suffering in Silence report: Forgotten humanitarian crises...

Many humanitarian crises get little media attention and unfold unnoticed by most people around the world. The result: Less support for those in need. The aid organization CARE wants to change that....

 2022-01-12 22:31 

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Iran, Venezuela and Sudan and others lose UN voting rights...

In total, 11 countries are behind on membership dues, and eight have had their right to vote suspended. Iran has blamed US sanctions for the lack of funds....

 2022-01-12 21:46 

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Nigeria to lift ban on Twitter at midnight...

Seven months after Nigeria shut out more than 200 million people from the social networking site, Nigerians will have Twitter back. Nigeria's IT development agency said the US tech company had met key conditions....

 2022-01-12 20:51 

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Brazil: Bolsonaro attacks Supreme Court ahead of election...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has accused two Supreme Court Justices of bias against him ahead of upcoming elections. Former leftist leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is expected to deny him a second term....

 2022-01-12 20:09 

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US sanctions North Koreans linked to missile test...

The United States has put sanctions on five individuals based in Russia and China with ties to North Korea's advanced weapons program....

 2022-01-12 19:38 

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Cameroon: Opposition senator shot dead in Anglophone region...

A prominent lawyer and opposition lawmaker was shot dead by suspected separatist fighters in Cameroon's restive English-speaking North West region....

 2022-01-12 19:34 

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Short on vaccines, Africa is facing an endemic coronavirus...

Coronavirus shutdowns are ending across Africa. Officials don't view severe curbs as a suitable tool for containing the spread. Vaccinations alone won't cut it. Now, Africans are seeking a way to live with the virus....

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